61 Healthy Gluten Free 30-Minute Dinner Recipes

Now that the New Year is just around the corner, healthy eating is more popular than ever. So to help you kick off 2021 with a (deliciously healthy) bang, I rounded up 61 recipes for healthy gluten free dinners that only take 30 minutes to make! Because let's be real: nobody has time to spend hours in the kitchen making healthy dinners every night. 

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So these 61 30-minute gluten free healthy dinner recipes are the best tasty and convenient worlds! Whether you're looking for a vegan enchilada casserole recipe, paleo tacos or a low carb shrimp dinner that's high in flavor, we've got you covered. Just keep scrolling to discover your latest healthy dinner obsession! 

1. Honey Lime Baked Chicken Fajitas - Lemons and Zest

Winner, winner, simple chicken dinner! A touch of honey, lime and smoked paprika combine for an out-of-this-world flavor.

2. Mexican Quinoa Bowl with Cilantro-Lime Dressing (Vegan) - Alternative Dish

Have this healthy Mexican quinoa bowl with cilantro-lime dressing on the table in under 30 minutes. This Mexican inspired quinoa bowl is easy, nutritious and packed full of flavor.

3. Beef Ramen (Low Carb, Keto) - Peace, Love and Low Carb

This keto-friendly Beef Ramen recipe has all of the flavors of traditional ramen, but without all the carbs. Use this recipe as a base and mix and match with beef, chicken, or seafood, and any of your favorite vegetables.

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4. Quinoa Tabloah - Plant Based Folk

The most delish and authentic recipe of Tabouli made gluten free using quinoa.

5. 30-Minute Vegan Curry - Stacey Homemaker 

Thanks to frozen vegetables, canned chickpeas, and a jar of store-bought Thai red curry paste, this flavorful dish couldn't be easy to make! Serve it over rice or quinoa for a filling and satisfying gluten-free and oil-free meal.

6. Instant Pot Jambalaya - Indian Ambrosia

This Instant pot Jambalaya features chicken, shrimp, smoked sausage, vegetables and Cajun spice. Super easy and bursting with flavor and color! 

7. General Tso Shrimp Stirfry Fake Out - Cook At Home

Say goodbye to takeout and hello to fake-out! This healthy, homemade version of General Tso Shrimp stir fry is super simple to make and SO, SO delicious, plus it's gluten free!

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8. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (Vegan) - Vegan Huggs

This vegan and gluten free easy diner recipe is satisfying and takes less than 30 minutes to make too.

9. Instant Pot Sloppy Joes - Friday Night Cocktails

All the robust flavors you remember from eating Sloppy Joes, with none of the refined sugars. Enjoy on a gluten free bun or on top of cooked potatoes!

10. 10 Minute Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice - The Helpful GF

This Gluten-free Chicken Fried Rice is quick, easy, and healthier than takeout.

11. Apricot-Ginger-Glazed Chicken - What a Girl Eats

Apricot-ginger glazed chicken is a flavorful chicken dinner that uses just three ingredients and takes less than 20 minutes to make

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12. Shakshuka with Feta - Caramel and Cashews

This one-skillet meal is easy to make, eat and clean up afterward! 

13. Instant Pot Enchilada Rice Bowl (Vegan) - Profusion Curry

This Instant Pot Enchilada Rice is quick, healthy, easy and delicious dinner recipe. Bursting with your favorite Mexican flavors, this bowl will become your favorite wholesome meal prep.

14. One Skillet Cranberry Orange Chicken - This Farmgirl Cooks

This easy gluten free dinner recipe is packed full of tart, juicy cranberries, fresh orange juice and spices. It’s an easy weeknight meal perfect for the winter months or can be made as an elegant holiday meal. 

15. Cauliflower Tacos (Paleo, Vegan) - Eat with Clarity

These Mexican inspired cauliflower tacos are full of flavor and incredibly easy to make. With roasted cauliflower, cabbage slaw and a creamy vegan cilantro lime crema, these gluten free tacos are bound to impress! 

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16. Keto Mexican Skillet - Fit to Serve Group

Perfect for Taco Tuesday or when you are craving some Mexican food that is keto-friendly and a breeze to prepare.

17. Instant Pot Aloo Matar, or Potato and Peas Curry (Vegan) - Simple Fresh N Yum

Instant pot Aloo Matar is a very simple and everyday comfort food made with potatoes and green peas in onion and tomato masala.

18. Creamy Shrimp in Chipotle Sauce (Dairy Free) - 24 Bite

Whip up this restaurant-worthy dish using only three ingredients!

19. Hearty Vegan White Bean Soup - Wow It's Veggie

This vegan white bean soup is hearty, delicious and perfect for a quick and healthy meal whenever you need one. 

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20. Big Mac Salad - No Sugar No Flour Recipes

This is a fresh and healthy version of a fast food classic! Big Mac Salad includes seasoned ground beef and cheddar cheese, sprinkled with sesame seeds and tossed in special sauce–without the added sugar or preservatives.

21. 30 Minute Mexican Quinoa Skillet (Vegetarian) - Homebody Eats

This gluten free recipe is proof that you can still make a delicious, healthy dinner if you have minimal ingredients in your fridge and pantry!

22. Instant Pot Chicken Thighs - Little Sunny Kitchen

Whether you’re looking to cook boneless or bone-in chicken thighs, skinless or skin-on, fresh or frozen, get all the times and tips needed to make them perfect every time! Plus, you can make an easy and delicious gravy!

23. Quick and Easy Honey Garlic Shrimp (Dairy Free) - Fearless Dining

The whole family will love this easy healthy honey shrimp dinner! Add in your favorite veggies!

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24. Keto Salmon and Asparagus - All Nutritious

Since it's quick, easy and nutritious, this garlic butter salmon will make any diner fall in love.

25. Southwestern Chicken and Quinoa Skillet - Casual Foodist

Combine chicken with nutty quinoa, smoky poblanos and sweet corn, and you have a scrumptious and easy gluten free skillet dinner.

26. Vegan Buddha Bowl - The Darling Kitchen

This vegan buddha bowl is not only super delicious and nourishing, but also great to meal-prep ahead of time!

27. Collard Green Wraps with a Quinoa and Chickpea Filling (Vegan) - Bree's Vegan Life

Collard wraps are great for a healthy and nutritious meal. These wraps have a quinoa, chickpea, and veggie filling that is tasty and easy to put together!

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28. Easiest Main Dish Salad Ever: Chicken Bacon Avocado Corn Delight - Fluxing Well

This salad is packed with flavor and comes together in a flash.

29. Balsamic Chicken With Cherry Tomatoes & Mushrooms - Oh My Creative

Turn a quick chicken dinner into a flavorful feast with this easy balsamic chicken recipe.

30. Chilli Prawn Pasta with Tomato, Lemon and Garlic - Blue Sky Eating

This gluten free pasta dish is packed with flavor and super easy to make.

31. 3-Ingredient Coconut Lime Salmon - My Kitchen Love

Change up your usual salmon dinner with this coconut lime salmon recipe!

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32. Tofu Buddha Bowl (Vegan) - Zardy Plants

Healthy, flavorful, and satisfying, this easy gluten-free Tofu Buddha Bowl is the perfect weeknight dinner and super versatile. Personalize this bowl to your tastes and macros, and it’ll become a household favorite in no time.

33. Vegetarian Quinoa Enchilada Bake - Two Pink Peonies

This gluten free quinoa enchilada bake is easy and perfect for busy weeknights. It’s delicious and also freezer friendly.

34. Lemon Garlic Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles (Low Carb) - This Mom is On Fire

This is an easy low carb, gluten free and healthy recipe with a delicious and light lemony flavor.

35. Chicken Saag or Chicken and Spinach Curry - Mission Food

This healthy better-than-takeout chicken saag curry is packed with delicious spices, and is quick and easy to make even on a weeknight.

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36. 3 Chicken Cutlets Recipes (Keto, Egg Free) - Healthy Taste of Life

Thinly sliced Italian inspired chicken cutlets with a golden gluten free crust on the outside and juicy on the inside. Easy, delicious and can complement beautifully any side dish.

37. Healthy Vegetable Frittata - Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

This easy gluten free dinner recipe is the perfect way to use up any leftover veggies.

38. Blackened Mahi Mahi - From Valerie's Kitchen

A homemade Cajun spice mix adds incredible flavor to this Blackened Mahi Mahi. It’s a quick dish you can easily pull together on a busy weeknight but it’s so tasty you’ll want to serve it to guests!

39. Acorn Squash & Pork Chops Sheet Pan Dinner (Dairy Free) - Peel with Zeal

A hearty sheet pan dinner perfect for cold nights. Pork chops and acorn squash are topped with honey vinaigrette and pomegranate.

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40. Sheet Pan Shrimp Scampi with Tomatoes & Zucchini (Keto, Low Carb, Grain Free) - The Short Order Cook

In just 20 minutes, this easy sheet pan shrimp scampi dinner is ready.

41. Healthy Baked Chicken Tenders - Suburban Simplicity

These tenders feature juicy chicken coated in a gluten-free, garlic parmesan breading that are baked until crispy and golden brown.

42. Oven Baked Salmon with White Wine & Watercress Sauce (Grain Free, Paleo) - Emma Eats and Explores

Healthy and delicious - this oven-baked salmon dish is so easy to make and the sauce is to die for!

43. Easy Keto Korean Ground Beef Bowl (Low Carb) - Wholesome Yum

You'll love this 20-minute keto Korean beef bowl! See how to make an easy Korean ground beef recipe that's healthy, gluten-free, and full of flavor.

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44. Red Lentil Pizza Crust (Vegan) - This Healthy Kitchen

A healthy spin on pizza! This crispy lentil crust is protein-packed, naturally gluten free, easy to make and super yummy!

45. Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai - Mountain Berry Eats

Spaghetti squash pad thai with peanut sauce makes for a perfect “Meatless Monday” recipe, or ideal if you are wanting to add in more plant based meals. Use the quick cook option for your squash to pull this dish together in just 20 minutes!

46. Instant Pot Shepherd’s Pie - Recipe This

Learn how to cook an authentic shepherd’s pie in the instant pot pressure cooker. This one is loaded with minced lamb, carrots, and peas with a delicious mashed potato topping.

47. Loaded Taco Skillet - Wholesome Made Easy

Everything you love about tacos in a low calorie, one-pot meal. This veggie-packed Loaded Taco Skillet is ready from start to finish in 30 minutes!

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48. Orange Ginger Salmon Skillet (Whole30, Low Carb, Egg Free, AIP Friendly) - The Castaway Kitchen

Full of fresh citrus, Asian-inspired flavor and tons of nutrients, this Orange Ginger Salmon Skillet is the perfect one-pot Whole30 meal.

49. Whole30 Pineapple Chicken (Paleo) - Foodborne Wellness

This Pineapple Chicken recipe is a weeknight favorite in my house. It takes 30-minutes from start to finish and is super versatile. Serve with rice or cauliflower rice, or throw in some extra stir fry veggies to bulk up the meal or enjoy it on its own.

50. Instant Pot Creamy Potato Coconut Stew - Seven Roses

Creamy, hearty, easy — what’s not to love? This oil-free, gluten-free cozy Instant pot Creamy Potato Coconut Stew is sure to become your new go-to family dinner. 

51. Crispy Coconut Pan-Fried Salmon (Keto, Paleo, Whole30) - Raia's Recipes

Easy and delicious, this crispy coconut pan-fried salmon is a winner every time! With minimal prep and only a few paleo-, keto-, and Whole30-friendly ingredients, you won’t mind making it often.

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52. Instant Pot Chicken Adobo - Recipes From a Pantry

This authentic Filipino dish of chicken thighs covered with a flavorful sweet and tangy adobo sauce is an ideal weeknight dinner. 

53. Whole30 Zuppa Toscana (Dairy Free) - Feasible Feast

Have your favorite Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana soup every day with this copycat recipe. This creamy potato soup can be enjoyed by anyone, anytime.

54. Kale Salmon Salad with Mozzarella Cheese - My Chef's Apron

A flavorful and delicious raw kale salad with fennel, parsley, mozzarella cheese, wild-caught salmon and tossed in olive oil, lemon, and orange juice dressing—a delicious lunch or light dinner idea!

55. Sweet N' Sour Shrimp - Mae's Menu

Sweet and Sour Shrimp is a quick and healthy dinner recipe that is full of sweet and sour flavor. Make it today for a fast gluten-free dinner!

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56. Fish Taco Bowls with Cilantro Lime Rice - Flavor the Moments

These Fish Taco Bowls are filled with grilled fish, cilantro lime rice, avocado and mango salsa. 

57. Chicken Salad with Apples and Pecans - Summer Yule

Have leftover chicken? Make this sweet and savory chicken salad!

58. Million Dollar Spaghetti Squash (Low Carb) - Radical Strength

A famous American-Italian classic dish made healthier and lower in carbs with spaghetti squash. Million dollar spaghetti squash bake lives up to it’s name with layers of rich sauce and cheesy squash.

59. Spicy Blackened Tilapia - Savor the Best

This spicy blackened tilapia is packed full of flavor with no heavy breading required!

Spicy Blackened Tilapia - Savor the Best This spicy blackened tilapia is packed full of flavor with no heavy breading required!

60. Sheet Pan Chicken - Quiche My Grits

 Looking for a dish that’s healthy and only messes up one pan? Sheet Pan Chicken to the rescue!

61. Rotini Chickpea Pasta with Arugula (Vegetarian) - Piping Pot Curry

You need just a few ingredients to make this delicious Rotini Chickpea Pasta with arugula, cherry tomatoes and feta. 

Eating Gluten Free and Healthy During the New Year: The Bottom Line

Whatever health goals you set for yourself in 2021, I hope that they include trying some new yummy, gluten free recipes. And if you need a place to start, any of these 61 recipes are certainly a tasty option!


  1. Thank you, Casey! Happy new year to you (a little early).

  2. Thank you for the list. However #3 is only low carb, for keto it would need more fat and less protein.

  3. So many recipes I want to try on this list. Thank you so much for putting this together!!!

  4. glad there are vegan options ! and everything is doable really quick

  5. Thanks for including my Sloppy Joe's! Can't wait to try some of these recipes :)

  6. What a great collection of recipes for al tastes!

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  8. Wow! What am amazing list! I’m always leery of gluten free, but this list looks amazing. Will have to give some of these a try!

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